Photo Flash: First Look At Flint Youth Theatre's THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE
Flint Youth Theatre - Michigan's Professional Theatre for Young Audiences presents "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe" adapted for stage by Joseph Robinette, based on the book by C.S. Lewis. Performances for this thrilling new adaptation are Saturday December 2 through Sunday December 17. Tickets are now on sale.
Audiences will travel through the wardrobe into the magical land of Narnia in this one of a kind, on-your-feet immersive play. This thrilling adventure - which takes audiences through 5 different theatre spaces in FYT- is sure to be the theatrical event of the season!
"The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe" is directed by FYT's new Producing Artistic Director Michael Lluberes (The Boy in the Bathroom, Peter Pan: The Boy Who Hated Mothers) and stars Janet Haley (Wilde Award for As You Like It) as The White Witch and Rico Bruce Wade (Fences) as Aslan.
The rest of the cast includes Evan Brewer, Syd Brown, Kyle Clark, Jordan Climie, Connie Cowper, Destiny Dunn, Andy Eisengruber, Jenah Khirfan, Britton A. Page, Edith Pendell, Addison Peter, Myah Sanders, Steven Sherman, Enrique Vargas and Zachary J. Wood.
The production team includes Scenic Design by Ray Zupp (The Jungle Book), Lighting Design by Ken Wills (Dear Evan Hansen, The Band's Visit, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Costume Design by Adam M. Dill (Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka), Sound Design by Matt Coggins (Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka), Fight Choreography by William Irwin.
Performances are: Saturday, December 2, 7 p.m.; Sunday, December 3, 2 p.m.; Friday, December 8, 7p.m.; Saturday, December 9, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. (College Night); Sunday, December 10, 2 p.m., (ASL interpreted); Friday, December 15, 7 p.m.; Saturday, December 16, 2p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday, December 17, 2 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for seniors and teens, $14 for children (12 & under) and $10 for college students. Tickets can be purchased by calling 810-237-7333 or online at www.TheFYT.org.
"The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" is sponsored by The Whiting Foundation. Recommended for ages eight and older. Flint Youth Theatre is located at 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI 48503.
Since 1957, Flint Youth Theatre's nationally acclaimed, award-winning intergenerational programming has provided Flint area residents with opportunities to experience the unique joys of discovery and self-expression through the performing arts. A program of the Flint Institute of Music, FYT is the resident theatre company at the Flint Cultural Center. A nonprofit organization, FYT receives support from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information about Flint Youth Theatre please visit www.TheFYT.org.
Photo Credit: David-Lorne Photographic
Janet Haley, Britton A. Paige, Kyle Clark
Zachery J. Wood
Rico Bruce Wade
Edith Pendell, Zachary J. Wood & Cast
Andy Eisengruber, Zachary J. Wood
Britton A. Paige
Rico Bruce Wade, Edith Pendell, Destiny Dunn, Enrique Vargas
Rico Bruce Wade
Andy Eisengruber, Janet Haley
Rico Bruce Wade, Destiny Dunn
Janet Haley, Rico Bruce Wade